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€400k in cash seized from house in Ballymun, along with gun and cocaine

Two men have been arrested.

The seized cash.
The seized cash.
Image: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cash, a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of cocaine as part of ongoing investigations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Ballymun area of Dublin.

The seizures were made during a search of a house last night carried out by the Ballymun Drugs Unit, assisted by gardaí and Garda armed units.

Around €400,000 in cash was seized along with a pistol, ammunition and a small quantity of cocaine.

A man in his 50s was arrested last night and is currently detained in a Dublin garda station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.

In a follow-up operation a second man was arrested in the Ballymun area today and is also detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 at a Dublin garda station.

The investigation is ongoing.

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